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Crayon. Tips to remove Crayon stains on upholstery

Crayon stains and marks can happen just about anywhere, and when you have this kind of stain on your upholstery, use these cleaning tips to work out that crayon stain.

If the stain is melted on, try and scrape off as much of the crayon as you can. Rubbing an ice cube over the melted crayon will help you ‘crack’ and ‘pick’ it off without snagging and pulling on the upholstery too much.

Using a cotton ball or paper towel, wet the stained area with ammonia or a dry cleaning solvent and dab the area. Then blot up the moisture from the upholstery.

Repeat this until you have removed the stain or until you don’t find any more of the crayon colors coming out of the upholstery.

If you still have stains on the upholstery, make a mixture of water and a few drops of clear bleach free detergent or dish liquid and spray this on the crayon stain. Spray, blot, and then dab up the moisture so you are left with a clean look. Rinse the crayon stained upholstery with clear water to remove any suds and traces of the detergent from the upholstery.

Rinse one final time using a half and half mixture of water and white vinegar to remove all traces of the crayon stain and suds that may be left in the fabric.

Blot the area until you have removed as much of the moisture as possible before leaving the upholstery alone.

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